Rossendale Free Press



The following events all occurred in living memory. Can you guess the year?




1. The Olympic Games took place in London for the second time

2. Gerard Depardieu was born

3. Burma, now Myanmar, gained independen­ce from the United Kingdom

4. Aviation pioneer Orville Wright died

1. Star Wars (Episode IV) was released

2. Elvis Presley died

3. The last Orient Express travelled from Paris to Istanbul

4. Red Rum galloped to a third Grand National victory

1. Cigarette advertisin­g was banned on British TV

2. Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple opened on Broadway

3. Julie Andrews won Best Actress in the Oscars

4. Sir Winston Churchill died

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